"My experience with TVM "
Posted by Karen 2 (as ),
TVM for Stress Urinary Incontinence
I was fitted with this mesh implant as the best thing since sliced bread in 2009.
By Nov 2013 I felt a hard ridge in my vagina and was told it was the mesh. It has broken loose and had rolled up on itself. Now I had experienced pains in my inner thighs during the past five years but after a scan for deep seated varicose veins was sent away as if I had been faking. Now of course it's obvious it was the tape moving away from their entry and exit points. It is a ticking time bomb.
I can still walk and have sex but one false move could have me in a wheelchair and suffering the constant pain, as the ladies who are petitioning for their use to be banned! DO NOT HAVE ONE. Put up with going to the loo more often until they invent a better device.
You only have one body and no matter how simple this op is said to be it has terrible after-effects. Some ladies's mesh has even disintegrated and is sharp pieces inside their bodies causing immeasurable suffering.
I have been lucky....so far. If I live to be 85 I still have 30 years of wondering if every new day will be the day I wake up and find it's a wheelchair for me.